Dylan Rice recently graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 2020 where he studied Psychology and Global Health. His senior thesis, which was awarded the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, was dedicated to exploring psychosocial associations of health and healthcare outcomes in sexual minority men. Dylan’s other undergraduate research endeavors included studying HIV disclosure processes and ART adherence amongst South African adolescents with the Harvard Global Health Institute, qualitatively analyzing hazardous drinking experiences amongst sexual minority women in relationships with the Columbia School of Nursing, and exploring socioeconomic factors associated with epilepsy outcomes in the Republic of Guinea with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He is currently working in neurological global health research as a clinical research coordinator at MGH during his gap years before pursuing an MD/PhD. He is also researching the differential impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on mental health outcomes of underserved and marginalized populations with the Columbia School of Nursing.